Corpus ID: 13561804

The role of endoscopy in the evaluation of iron deficiency anemia in premenopausal women.

@article{Fireman2006TheRO,
  title={The role of endoscopy in the evaluation of iron deficiency anemia in premenopausal women.},
  author={Z. Fireman and Rifath Zachlka and Saif Abu Mouch and Y. Kopelman},
  journal={The Israel Medical Association journal : IMAJ},
  year={2006},
  volume={8 2},
  pages={
          88-90
        }
}
BACKGROUND Men and postmenopausal women with iron deficiency anemia are routinely evaluated to exclude a gastrointestinal source of suspected internal bleeding. Iron deficiency anemia in premenopausal women is often treated with simple iron replacement under the assumption that the condition is due to excessive menstrual blood loss. OBJECTIVES To determine the yield of endoscopy evaluations in premenopausal women with iron deficiency anemia. METHODS Upper and lower gastrointestinal… Expand
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